Viri Galilaei (Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck)

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  • (Posted 2013-05-05)  CPDL #29031:   
Editor: Alexander Horsburgh (submitted 2013-05-04).   Score information: A4, 6 pages, 1.86 MB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes:
  • (Posted 2012-08-25)  CPDL #26987:         
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2012-08-25).   Score information: A4, 5 pages, 48 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Original key and note length. Includes realization of ad lib. accompaniment.

General Information

Title: Viri Galilaei
Composer: Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck
Source of text: Acts 1:11

Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SSATB
Genre: SacredMotet for Ascension

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella, or with basso seguente

First published: 1619 in Cantiones sacrae, no. 26

External websites:

  • Free choir training aids for this work are available at Choralia.

Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Viri Galilaei.